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Female condom reviews

3.5

4 reviews

The female condom is a barrier method of contraception, which is not very widely used. It is made of thin plastic or rubber and is worn inside the vagina during sex.

During or before sex

Frequency

79% - 95%

Effectiveness

None

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Female condom

Female condom benefits

Some of the benefits that are recognised in scientific research or guidelines for this contraceptive

Protects against STIs

How does the Female condom work?

Female condoms (sometimes referred to as a Femidom) are soft thin pouches that are made of a thin
strong plastic called polyurethane
a substance called nitrile
or latex.

Female condom alternatives

Contraceptives that work in similar ways, or brands that have close or exactly the same hormonal ingredients


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3.5

4 reviews

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  1 month ago

  •  Still using

Same as the male condom, has no side effects and will protect from STIs and pregnancy! The only thing its a little fiddly to get on and if you don't react well to latex then not ideal!

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
23 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  19th Jan 22

  •  Still using

These condoms prevent me from getting UTIs, I can't have sex without them! I think it's because the part of the condom that sticks out covers my urethra and prevents bacteria from spreading. They're a little hard to use at first, and some brands are better than others, but I highly recommend them to everyone.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  26th Apr 21

  •  Stopped using

Tried it a couple times with different partners. Mixed reactions. I practiced inserting prior to anything, so it was easy, especially after a couple of tries. Sex felt no different for me and one of the partners. One didn't like the appearance and the other the feel. One thing I love is that it doesn't have that nasty latex smell! You can also use any lube. Overall, I think it is a great option for many people, but (like everything) you should try it a few times for yourself. Also great if you run into situations where the guy is resisting wearing a condom himself.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th May 20

  •  Stopped using

Used it once - it came off inside me within 5 minutes and I didn't realise so ended up having completely unprotected sex and having to get a STI test.


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